Detail View: LUNA: Folger Bindings Image Collection: Coat of arms (detail), DT7 M3 1667 cage.

Image Caption: 
Coat of arms (detail), DT7 M3 1667 cage.
General Description: 
Mid 17th century French armorial binding with the coat of arms of Antoine Barillon de Morangis, seigneur de Louans et de Montigny (d. 1686).
Country / Style: 
17th century (mid)
Call Number: 
DT7 M3 1667 cage
Fintray House Library.
Luis del Marmol y Carvajal; Nicolas Perrot d'Ablancourt
L'Afrique de Marmol : de la traduction de Nicolas Perrot, sieur d'Ablancourt..
Created / Published: 
Paris, Thomas Jolly, 1667.
244 x 177 x 41 mm
Covering Material: 
Acid speckled brown calfskin.
Sewn on five double raised hemp cord supports laced through the boards.
Evidence of a pink silk thread in the gutter of the front flyleaf.
Edge Treatment: 
Colored red.
End Papers: 
Two blank flyleaves and a single paste-down.
Decorative Description: 
The cover is tooled with a gilt variable spaced triple line fillet border. In the center of the cover is an oval gilt coat of arms, with a helm above a shield with chevron between two escallops in chief and a rosette in base. The spine is divided into six panels, each framed with gilt double lines. The title is gilt in the second panel and the volume number is gilt in the third. All the other panels have volute corner brackets and a gilt Monogram in the center M? or H? V? with an 8 in the middle. The board edges are gilt with a decorative roll.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Calf bindings -- France -- 17th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Fillet tools -- France -- 17th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Gold tooled bindings -- France -- 17th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Leather bindings -- France -- 17th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Raised bands -- France -- 17th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Sprinkled calf bindings -- France -- 17th century.